ElectionGudie

April 24, 2005 Held

12,833
Voted
Andorra

Principality of Andorra

Election for Consell General d'Andorra (Andorran General Council)

Results

74%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:12,833
Valid Votes:11,835
Invalid Votes:1,045

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Liberal Party of Andorra 14 5,308

41.20%

Social Democratic Party 12 4,904

38.10%

Andorran Democratic Center Party 2 1,416

11.00%

Democratic Renovation - - 804

6.20%

Green - - 451

3.50%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 28 seats in the General Council of the Valleys (Consell General de las Valls)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: French Coprince French Jacques CHIRAC and Spanish Coprince Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA *
  • Head of Government: Executive Council President Albert PINTAT SANTOLARIA
  • Assembly: Andorra has a unicameral General Council of the Valleys (Consell General de las Valls) with 28 seats.

* French Coprince Jacques CHIRAC is represented by Philippe MASSONI. Spanish Coprince Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA is represented by Nemesi MARQUES i OSTE. The Executive Council President is elected by the General Council and formally appointed by the coprinces for a four-year term.

Description of electoral system:

  • The French Coprince is N/A N/A.
  • In the General Council of the Valleys (Consell General de las Valls), 14 members are elected by simple majority vote in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms and 14 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Liberal Party of Andorra / (PLA)
    • Leader: Albert PINTAT
    • Seats won in this election: 12
    • Seats won in last election: 15
  • Party: Social Democratic Party / (PSD)
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 12
    • Seats won in last election: 6
  • Party: Andorran Democratic Center Party / (CDA)***
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 2
    • Seats won in last election: 5
  • Party: Democratic Renovation / (RD)
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Green / (VA)
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

*** Formerly known as the Democratic Party (PD).

Last Parliamentary election:

  • The last election was held on March 4, 2001.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 71,201 (July 2006 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 16,022 (April 2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 

·         Is Andorra a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Andorra ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (15 January 1997)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 9 (32.14%) (2005)

·         Human Development Index Position: 34 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Andorra a signatory to CRPD: Yes (27 April 2007)

·         Has Andorra ratified CRPD: Yes (11 March 2014)

·         Population with a disability: 10,680 (est.)